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Reader’s Theatre: Circle Mirror Transformation

Mar 27, 28 and Apr 17, 18, 7pm, 2015

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Spring Reader’s Theatre Come see your friends and neighbors take to the boards with readings this spring at The Merc. March brings the contemporary play Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker. Centered on the drama classes a group of wildly different-from-each-other folks are taking at a community center in their town, the play is funny,… [Read More]

Chamber Music Artists

March 13, 2015

Chamber Music Festival Artists

“I like to think of the artists who appear at the Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival as part of an extended family,” says Executive Director Liz Johnson. “When they aren’t here, they are always off doing something amazing, somewhere.” For example, Paul Wiancko, noted cellist, composer, and frequent guest at the Festival, has just completed… [Read More]

Los de Abajo

Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Los De Abajo

TICKETS ONLINE HERE NOW with a dance floor and seating! If you want a seat, book it now. Mexico City-based Los de Abajo has built a distinctive fusion of regional music and rhythms with powerful lyrics focused on political and social activism. Their name loosely translates as “The Underdogs”, as the group believes that social… [Read More]

What does Economic Vitality mean to you?

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Economic recovery is a hot topic in the Methow these days. Last summer’s fires wreaked havoc on many businesses. But the issue of a healthy economy for our community is not new—we all want to see living wage jobs, successful businesses and thriving downtowns. With last summer’s natural disaster as a catalyst, the Twisp and… [Read More]

Second Graders Build Methow Valley Critters

Winter 2015

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by Ashley Lodato Education Director, Methow Arts Alliance When do you get to see the Methow Valley Elementary School art room filled with eagles, cougars, rattlesnakes, herons, and black widows? Second graders know the answer to this–when Jody Olson visits the school, that’s when. Olson, a Riverside artist and art teacher, has been leading papier-mâché residencies… [Read More]

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